Meet The Leader series celebrates the amazing talents and leadership that can be found in the local government. Hosted by Nick Kilby, these inspiring interviews highlight the tremendous work and aspirations of the Leaders, making life better for their residents.
On our first episode, we are joined by Cllr Jas Athwal, Leader of the London Borough of Redbridge and he takes us through his journey of becoming the leader. Cllr Athwal recounts the early days when he was first approached to join a party and how he made the decision. He expressed that he became the leader to change people’s lives and considers his residents as his boss. Cllr Athwal illustrates the dedication that goes into leadership and expresses his vision and agenda for his council. He is passionate about doing right for the people.